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If your pooch is champing at the bit to go for a decent run, take the lead and head to the Yarra Valley just 35km east of Melbourne.
We’ve all heard the mantra – ‘get back to nature’. That’s all very well, but what if you didn’t even start there? Does it still count? Sometimes we feel like all we’ve ever known is concrete footpaths, narrow streets and the familiar grind of garbage trucks every Thursday morning. So, driving through the gates of Yarra Valley Trails and breathing in the very real and full smells of lush country air, heavy with the warmth of horses, we felt transported to an alternate universe. Though fortunately, one that’s only an hour from Melbourne! Honestly, with the sun on my face, it was enough to bring out the country girl buried deep within this urban creature
Find yourself at a table, on a picnic rug, or in front of the fire with produce from Melbourne’s Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges. See and taste more, just an hour from Melbourne's CBD - Perfect for that midweek day trip... Read More.